Scotland Additional £4.5million COVID Financial Support

01 Dec 2020

Scottish Government have agreed to pay an additional £4.5million for staffing costs during May and June 2020 to Scottish pharmacy contractors

Scottish Government have published details of the new COVID staff costs support payment totalling £4.5million in NHS circular PCA2020(P)27.  The payment, in response to a cost survey agreed by Community Pharmacy Scotland (CPS) and Scottish Government, will be paid to contractors as a split flat payment of £1200 and a share payment based on dispensing volume for March to May this year.  CPS in a press release stated they were delighted with the financial recognition of community pharmacy team members during the pandemic, and that they are working on the details of the payment with Scottish Government.

Read the circular

Read the CPS press release